The best times to visit Maamendhoo for ideal weather are
December 17th to July 1st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Maamendhoo Travel Guide
Other Maamendhoo Travel Info
Weather in Maamendhoo
Average temperatures in Maamendhoo vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 28th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Maamendhoo, the hottest months are April, June, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 89.1°F (31.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.3°F (25.7°C) at night.
Maamendhoo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maamendhoo Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Maamendhoo Perceived Temperature (F)
Maamendhoo Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Maamendhoo Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Maamendhoo are February, April, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.
When can you find snow in Maamendhoo? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Maamendhoo.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Maamendhoo (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Maamendhoo has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (74% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (79.8%).
Wind in Maamendhoo is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by May and November. October’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late October where average top sustained speeds reach 11.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Maamendhoo.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||4.6||Light breeze||6.4||Light breeze|
|Feb||4.4||Light breeze||6.5||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.2||Light breeze||6.6||Light breeze|
|Apr||5.8||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||6.6||Light breeze||9.5||Light breeze|
|Jun||4.9||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.6||Light breeze||7.7||Light breeze|
|Aug||5.2||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.7||Light breeze||8.6||Light breeze|
|Oct||6.7||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.3||Light breeze||9.2||Light breeze|
|Dec||6.3||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Maamendhoo?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the Maldives; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 25, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Maamendhoo, the Maldives is February, followed by May and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Maamendhoo in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Maamendhoo Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.1°F (31.7°C) and 87.8°F (31°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Maamendhoo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 86.3°F (30.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Maamendhoo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.9°F (31.1°C) and 86.5°F (30.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.